Lucas Moura: 'I'd prefer Neymar to Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain'

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bastia and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at the Armand Cesari stadium in Bastia on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on
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Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura says that he would rather see Neymar join the club than five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.

Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura has said that he would rather see Neymar join the club than five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.

Both players have contributed to a record-breaking forward partnership alongside Luis Suarez at Barcelona and were named in the final three of the 2015 Ballon d'Or, with Neymar finishing in third behind Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

However, given the choice of any player in the world to bring to the Parc des Princes, Lucas opted to pick his compatriot Neymar.

"Hosting Messi at Paris? Yes, why not. Or a [Karim] Benzema or [Robert] Lewandowski. But I prefer Neymar. It would be good for me and for the club, even if he plays in the same position as me," he told Canal+.

PSG have already won the Ligue 1 title this season and are still in with a chance of winning the quadruple.

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi vies with Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish league Clasico football match on October 26, 2013
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